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This article will help with getting rid of chickweed: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/weeds/how-to-kill-chickweed-best-way-to-kill-chickweed.htm
Thank you for the info. Tomato plants are "toast" because of viral fungus but the area where they were planted is overcome with chickweed - the perennial because of all the rain we've had. So I thought that "solarizing" the soil would "bake" the chickweed. What are your thoughts?
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